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Wizards loss prompts WUSA sports anchor to disrobe

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About three-and-a-half minutes into overtime Friday night, the Wizards seized an eight-point lead over the visiting Nets. This game, it seemed, was in the bag.

“If the Wizards blow this I’ll do the sportscast without a shirt on!” WUSA sports anchor Dave Owens tweeted somewhere around that time.

In other words, he was betting his professional dignity on the 2012-2013 Washington Wizards. Bad move. The Wizards gave up 11 straight points to fall behind by three, forced double-overtime on a Bradley Beal three-pointer, and ultimately lost.

And thus, here is Dave Owens. You see what you’ve done, Wizards?

(Images via @Geiger235 and @tomcblock.)